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flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1864. sir: I have the honor to submit to you a report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Master's division during the engagement yesterday with Fort Morgan, the rebel gunboats, and the ram Tennessee. I have great pleasure in mentioning Acting Master's Mate G. R. Avery, who assisted in covering the ship during the entire action, for the great coolness he displayed in his — a responsible — position. John McFarland, (Captain Forecastle,) James Wood, (Quartermaster,) Joseph Cassier, (seaman,) and James Reddington, (landsman,) deserve especial mention for their marked composure. They were at the wheel, and obeyed every order promptly and correctly. Henry Williams (Boatswain's Mate) served the twelve-pounder howitzer in the maintop with courage and great judgment. I had not the power of witnessing the conduct of the remaining men of this division, namely, those of the signal corps and carpenter's gang, but from the officers commandin